Dalton CDBG Regional Grant includes Sheffield, Stockbridge and Becket FY20

The FY20 Regional Dalton CDBG grant includes Sheffield, Stockbridge and Becket. The $1,298,304 grant will provide to provide housing rehabilitation services to at least 20 homeowners in the four towns, as well as municipal ADA planning in Dalton. This is a HUD funded grant program, with competitive grants awarded through the MA Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) and will be used to assist low to moderate income homeowners correct code violations, weatherization, and other deferred maintenance in their homes. BRPC will assist the Town of Dalton with grant administration and will manage the housing rehabilitation program. Typical projects undertaken through the CDBG Housing Rehabilitation Program include roofs and window replacements, electrical and plumbing upgrades, heating systems and septic systems.

The CDBG housing rehab team is currently reaching out to homeowners on the waiting lists from Dalton, Becket, Stockbridge and Sheffield to provide additional program information and instructions on how to apply. Other interested parties from the four towns may contact Christie Lewis, BRPC Grant and Procurement Specialist at clewis@berkshireplanning.org or 413-442-1521 x 23 or Gwen Cariddi at gcariddi@berkshireplanning.org or 413-442-1521 x 35.